Neuroscientists You Should Know: Ben Barres

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How many neuroscientists can you name off the top of your head? In this special episode of Neuro Transmissions, we’re taking a moment to talk about a very awesome neuroscientist. Dr. Ben Barres is a brilliant researcher and a champion for glia (support cells for neurons), with nearly 150 research papers to his name and a whole host of awards for his science and his mentorship. On top of that, Dr. Barres is also a big activist for women in science - and for him, it’s personal.

NOTE: Sorry about the scratchy audio! Alie wore a shirt that made a lot of noise. There was nothing we could do, but luckily it’s not TOO bad.

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